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A psychology expert offers a tool kit for thinking more clearly and making better decisions, explaining how to reframe problems using simplified concepts from science and statistics, including the law of large numbers, statistical regression, cost-benefit analysis, and causation and correlation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 153.4 NIS 2015 (Text) 33892100306944 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/18/2015 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 153.4 NISBETT (Text) 37620000837171 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/23/2015 Available -
Pendleton Public Library 153.4 N631 (Text) 37801000515393 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/07/2015 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374112677
  • ISBN: 0374112673
  • Physical Description: viii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-305) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thinking about thought. Everything's an inference ; The power of the situation ; The rational unconscious -- The formerly dismal science. Should you think like an economist? ; Spilt milk and free lunch ; Foiling foibles -- Coding, counting, correlation, and causality. Odds and Ns ; Linked up -- Experiments. Ignore the HiPPO ; Experiments natural and experiments proper ; Eekonomics ; Don't ask, can't tell -- Thinking, straight and curved. Logic ; Dialecticism -- Knowing the world. KISS and tell ; Keeping it real -- The tools of the lay scientist.
Summary, etc.:
A psychology expert offers a tool kit for thinking more clearly and making better decisions, explaining how to reframe problems using simplified concepts from science and statistics, including the law of large numbers, statistical regression, cost-benefit analysis, and causation and correlation.
Subject: Reasoning.
Thought and thinking
Reasoning.
Thought and thinking

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